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Category: Endometriosis

FertileGirl + Yinova: What not to say to someone who might be trying to conceive

Here at Yinova, many of our patients come to us to enhance their fertility. Whether we’re helping them conceive naturally or using acupuncture to accompany their IVF treatments, we know how difficult, stressful, and polarizing even, this experience can be.

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What Can We Learn From The Color Of Our Flow?

If you’ve ever been to an acupuncturist, you’ve likely been quizzed extensively about the length, color, and consistency of your period. Why, you may wonder, are we so obsessed with your menstrual blood? Are we secretly vampires? Collecting research for Pantone’s color of the year?

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DIY V-Steam

A vaginal steam (often referred to as a V-Steam) is an effective and relaxing way to promote reproductive health. The V-Steams are ph balanced to help the body naturally cleanse the vaginal and uterine linings in a safe and gentle way. The warm steam and natural essential oils from the plants nourish and tonify the […]

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Ovarian Cysts & Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ovarian cysts are small fluid-filled sacs that develop in a woman’s ovaries.  Most cysts are harmless, but some may cause problems such as rupturing, bleeding, or pain; and surgery may be required to remove the cyst(s). In Traditional Chinese Medicine cysts are considered an accumulation of phlegm and/or blood stagnation.  This is predominantly a Yin […]

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Endometriosis – A Chinese Medicine Approach

Endometriosis is one of the leading causes of pelvic pain we see here at the Yinova Center. It can seriously affect a woman’s ability to conceive and can also cause uncomfortable, heavy or irregular periods. Sometimes there are no symptoms associated with endometriosis and it is only discovered when a woman seeks treatment for infertility.

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